SCIENCE

Biotech expected to be key driver of future economy

The biotechnology sector will play a key role in developing Singapore's future economy, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon said yesterday.

New technique to help boost research in immunotherapy

Biotechnology firm Immunoscape has come up with a technique that can help researchers and clinicians develop drugs for use in immunotherapy in the fight against cancer and other diseases.

The pilot who invented anti-mine boots

Mr Andrew Vaz carries a pilot's licence, flies jet planes in Perth, Australia, and also holds more than a hundred patents for different things he has designed.

Singapore's mountain of e-waste

In the 10 minutes you take to read this article, roughly 1,141kg of electrical and electronic items - the weight of 7,610 mobile phones - would have been thrown away by people and companies across...

A vegetable, fish farming system that is truly green

For a year, 63-year-old Joseph Phua toiled to create his own hybrid aquaponic farm from scratch.

Singapore works on rearing fish in closed systems

Most fish in Singapore are reared in net cages submerged in the sea.

SMEs pump more money into research and development

SINGAPORE - Investments by small and medium-sized enterprises in research and development (R&D), a linchpin of Singapore's economy, have picked up, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat.